03rd September, 2018
We are thrilled to hear that within hours of an incredible world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, Apple bought the global rights to "The Elephant Queen," It was acquired by Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, heads of Apple's Worldwide Video division, after they attended TIFF. The buy marks the first live-action feature the pair bought for the company's forthcoming video service.
In addition to having been screened at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for its World Premiere The Elephant Queen was also entered into Sundance Film Festival and the London Film Festival for its European premiere.
OnSight have been proud to provide picture post production for the stunning theatrical feature film, The Elephant Queen.
The Elephant Queen is the inspiring story of Athena, an elephant matriarch who leads her family on an epic journey across the African savannah, directed by filmmakers Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble. fb.me/theelephantqueenmovie
It is a tale of love, loss and homecoming narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Compared to “March of the Penguins” and described by IndieWire as one of '15 documentaries that could shake up the Oscar Race..'
The Elephant Queen has a magnificent score by award winning composer Alex Heffes (Queen of Katwe, Touching the Void, Mandela ; Long Walk to Freedom)
Currently in post-production, Victoria Stone produced “The Elephant Queen” with Lucinda Englehart. Mark Deeble is the cinematographer and writer. Etienne Oliff is the Assistant Director. International Licensing and Distribution is handled by Mister Smith Entertainment and Endeavor Content in US.
With our senior post producer Jeff Halsey managing the process and our senior colourist Andy Lee, providing his creative expertise on the film, OnSight have been thrilled to be a part of the creation fo this masterpiece.
''You have been wonderful partners and we are extremely grateful for your support, enthusiasm and all the talent that the OnSight team has brought to the film, thank you.''
Victoria Stone - Director/ Producer The Elephant Queen